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Please note the following upcoming closures:

SDCOE Campus: Dec. 14 (10:30-2 pm); 15 (3-4:30 pm) and Dec. 25 thru Jan 2.  


NCREC Campus: 12/14/17-1/5/18. Due to staffing changes, this office will only be open on select days in January 2018. We will be open on 1/9, 1/10, 1/16, 1/17, 1/23, 1/24 and 1/30. These dates are subject to change. Please make an appointment as walk-in service may be limited.

Parking alert: Parking at the SDCOE main campus will be significantly impacted from Oct. 23 to Dec. 22 as a solar power system is installed. More information about getting to SDCOE is available here.  

 

The San Diego County Office of Education Credentials Department is the local agency that provides the following services to school districts, charter schools, universities and individuals:

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) is the state agency that issues California credentials. Click the links below for more information on:

If you need to register your credential with the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE), call us at 858-292-3581. Using your social security number and date of birth, a credential technician will locate your credential at the CTC website and ​record it in the SDCOE database.

San Diego County Office Of Education

Address: 6401 Linda Vista Road, San Diego, CA 92111

Credentials and Fingerprinting located in Room 104
Credentials walk-in hours: 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Live Scan fingerprint appointments and walk-in hours: 7 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.​

Parking alert: Parking at the SDCOE main campus will be significantly impacted from Oct. 23 to Dec. 15 as a solar power system is installed. More information about getting to SDCOE is available here.  

Phone: 858-292-3581 or 800-560-5060 x3581

(See Live Scan fingerprint appointment calendar for availability)

North County Regional Education Center (NCREC)

Address: 255 Pico Ave., San Marcos, CA 92069

Credentials and Fingerprinting located in Room 102
Walk-in hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Office closed for lunch: Noon to 1 p.m.

Phone: 858-292-3581 or 800-560-5060 x3581

(See Live Scan fingerprint appointment calendar for availability)